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what is spider veins sclerotherapy?

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Dr. Ted King
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Sclerotherapy: As the others have said, spider vein sclerotherapy involves injecting a chemical solution into veins with very small needles. The purpose of the injection is to cause damage to the inside of the vein. This, in turn, causes the vein to close up and seal off. As a result, the body absorbs the vein and it disappears.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013

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